Litanies are a well established form of prayer, but are often forgotten. There are a great many of varying authenticity in circulation,but only six are officially approved by the Church for public use.
This book explains the origins in the Gospel and the continuing value of the Consecrated life, ‘the most radical way of living on this earth’ (St John Paul II,) as a sign of God’s love to a world increasingly attached to material goods and personal freedom. By Sr Mary David Totah a Benedictine nun of St Cecilia's Abbey on the Isle of Wight. Read More
Jesus made sick people well, he made food for thousands, cared for the lonely and the needy. He was like no one else, and the people believed the Promised One – God-on-earth – had arrived. But others were not so sure.
Pope Francis brings his practical wisdom and insights to bear on many aspects of family life today: parents, children, grandparents, male, female, engaged, education, illness, poverty, death and suffering. Read More
This powerful prayer book based on the traditional spiritual practice of lectio divina (sacred reading), will engage and inspire you with the church’s daily scripture readings from Ash Wednesday through to Easter Sunday. Read More
Especially compiled for the Year of Faith, this booklet contains prayers, devotions and reflections, including prayers to the Most Holy Trinity, the Blessed Virgin Mary, and the saints, personal petitions, novenas and more. Read More
In this brief document, rich with themes and ideas, Pope Benedict XVI explains his reasons for proclaiming a Year of Faith – to run from October 2012 up to the Feast of Christ the King in 2013 – and how he intends to bring the faithful to a renewed proclamation of the Christian creed. Read More
Drawing on prophetic documents such as Dignitatis Humanae, the intention of this booklet is to make Catholics – and indeed all those of good will – aware of why religious freedom is of vital importance to today’s world, and inspire readers to reach out in compassion to those denied this basic human right. Read More
Online with Saints offers a virtual encounter with 100+ Saints from all around the world. Download the free online with Saints app and make the book interactive, allowing the Saints to tell you about their lives for themselves from their social media profiles. Read More
How do we respond in the face of evil, especially to those who inflict grave evil upon us? Abducted in Iraq is Bishop Saad Sirop Hanna’s firsthand account of his abduction in 2006 by a militant group associated with al-Qaeda. As a young parish priest and visiting lecturer on philosophy at Babel College near Baghdad, Fr. Hanna was kidnapped after celebrating Mass on August 15 and released on September 11. Hanna’s plight attracted international attention after Pope Benedict XVI requested prayers for the safe return of the young priest. Read More
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